Dr. Rebecca Grant
Associate Professor; Information Systems
BS, Union College; MBA, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill; PhD, Ivey School of Business,Western Ontario
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- Workplace Internet use
- E-business models
Dr. Rebecca Grant is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the University of Victoria Faculty of Business and Governor of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce. She is the author of articles in Information Systems Research, Sloan Management Review and the National Productivity Review, as well as the books Silicon Supervisors and Visions of Privacy: Policy Choices for the Digital Age.
Dr. Grant has worked in both the public and private sectors. Her early career included positions as a programmer with Great West Life Assurance Co. and a systems engineer with IBM Canada. During her recent sabbatical, she consulted as a partnership coordinator and facilitated strategic planning for Etraffic solutions, a Victoria BC e-learning company.
In addition to the University of Victoria, she has taught at McGill University, the University of Cincinnati and the University of California at Irvine. Dr. Grant has also taught in executive programs at UVic and UCLA’s Andersen School. She consults to small and medium businesses in the areas of information systems impact and e-business strategy.
Grant, R. & McCutcheon, D. (Forthcoming). Fotolia.com: Acting like a start-up in a mature industry. International Journal of Case Studies in Management.
"RevenueWire.com: Growing in a Competitive Affiliate Industry". Case Material of the Ivey Business School. Copyright 2011, The University of Western Ontario. (Case No. 9B11M029)
Grant, R. (2003). Canadian approaches to e-business implementation. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 20(1), 3-20.
Grant, R. & Jeske, M. (2003). Corporate Elearning: Identifying and studying key management issues. In M. Head (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Annual Congress on Management of E-Business. Hamilton, Ont.
"Advanced Book Exchange: The Barnesandnoble.com Partnership". Case Material of the Ivey Business School. Copyright 2000, The University of Western Ontario. (Case No. 900E001)
Grant, R., McCutcheon, D. & Hartley, J. (1997). Supplier contribution to product design: What influences their customers' satisfaction? Journal of Engineering and Technological Management, 14(3/4), 273-290.
Grant, R. & Galletta, D. (1996). Silicon supervisors and stress: merging new evidence from the field. Journal of Accounting, Management and Information Technologies, 5(3/4), 163-183.
- IBM Research Fellow
- University of Victoria Community Leadership Award
- Distinguished Service Award—University of Victoria Faculty of Business
- "Best Case Study" in "Best Case Studies Competition", Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando Florida—for "Advanced Book Exchange Inc.: The Barnesandnoble.com Partnership"
- Outstanding Faculty Award—University of Victoria Faculty of Business, awarded by Commerce Student Society
- Business and the Internet (BCom)
- Introduction to Management Information Systems
Picture This: Dr. Rebecca Grant Honoured with Award
University of Victoria Business Professor Dr. Rebecca Grant is the recipient of the 2007 Decision Science International (DSI) Case Study Award for her teaching case "iStockphoto.com: Turning Community into Commerce." Grant's case focuses on building a profitable online business. It draws on the experiences of iStockphoto which revolutionized the stock photo industry by transforming an online community of photo-hobbyists into a profitable commercial venture. Read more in The Ring.